Find Spot record 0238201000 - THAMES AT BOVENEY LOCK

Summary

Lower to Middle Palaeolithic handaxes found in the Thames at Boveney Lock

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

F TRESS BARRY EXHIBITED A NUMBER OF ANTIQUITIES FOUND IN THE THAMES AT BOVENEY LOCK, INCLUDING A FEW FLINT IMPLEMENTS (B5). A NUMBER OF FLINT IMPLEMENTS IN ETON COLLEGE MUSEUM LABELLED THAMES & F.T.BARRY. SEEMS THAT AT DISPERSAL OF BARRY COLLECTION, SOME WENT TO ETON, OTHERS TO ASHMOLEAN. (B6).
Site mentioned in English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey (B11-12)

Sources (4)

  • <5>SBC14734 Bibliographic reference: SOC OF ANTIQUARIES OF LONDON PROC. 2ND SERIES 17 1 897-1899 P181.
  • <6>SBC11155 Bibliographic reference: OS RECORD CARD SU 97 NW 38.
  • <11>SBC23341 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project: Regions 7 (Thames) and 10 (Warwickshire Avon). Site MTV-2 No.48 p70.
  • <12>SBC23342 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1996. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Survey: Regions 7 and 10: North of the Thames and Warwickshire Avon. MTV-2 No.48.

Location

Grid reference SU 94400 77700 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish DORNEY, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • HANDAXE (Lower Palaeolithic to Middle Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 40001 BC)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Intervention: River find (EBC17681)

Record last edited

Jan 20 2015 12:50PM

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